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Dr. Els Rose
17 February 2017
Medievist dr. Els Rose receives Vici grant worth one and half million euros.
Bronislaw Geremek
17 February 2017
The evening was attended by members of the Polish embassy and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of course students and employees of Utrecht University.
17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
17 February 2017
This book, edited by Michael Burke, presents innovative research on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science.
A party in the Open Air. Allegory on Conjugal Love (1590-1595) by Isaac Oliver. Source: Wikimedia Commons
15 February 2017
The new international academic programme NEW FACES asks the question what we can learn from Shakespeare’s world about the current crisis in Europe.
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Events

Tuesday 21 February 2017 15:30 to 17:00
On 21 February the next Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium will be held. With lectures by Thijs Hagendijk and Iulian Toader.
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Thursday 23 February 2017 15:30 to 16:45
On 23 February Rachel Gillett will give the lecture 'First your Country, Then your Rights: Race and the Rhetoric of Citizenship in World War One'.
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Thursday 23 February 2017 15:30 to 17:00
On Thursday February 23, 2017, Professor Erin Buzuvis will give a Doing Gender Lecture on 'Hormone Check: A Critique of Olympic Rules on Sex and Gender'.
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Monday 27 February 2017 15:00 to 19:00
Practitioners and academics will discuss the possibilities for innovative, critical and experimental forms of 'bringing back' data to (urban) publics.
Tuesday 28 February 2017 19:15 to 22:00
On 28 February the Postcolonial Studies Initiative will be screening 'Fuocoammare' as part of its seventh annual film series.
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New publications

17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
17 February 2017
This book, edited by Michael Burke, presents innovative research on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science.
7 February 2017
In this book, David Onnekink reinterprets the view that the Dutch Forty Years War (1672-1713), was a struggle against the expansionism of Louis XIV.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok-Escalle, is the first to take a close look at how French was used outside of France, in personal and private life.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok Escalle, offers an interdisciplinary interpretation of the functions of multilingualism in identitybuilding.
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